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Handling of People: Manual Handling - Train the Trainer - SCAT-PP

Mountbatten Gallery, Mountbatten Gallery, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square
Course Tutors
Kim Davidson
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Target Audience
Care Sector
target audience
Course Types
Workshop, Course
Course categories
Developing Practice / Health Safety and Wellbeing
Course description

This 5day course is based on the inter-professional curriculum framework for Back Care Advisers giving the opportunity for the delegate to reach the standards of a Key Worker (manual handling)/ Lead Trainer as recommended by National Back Exchange. 

Who should attend?

Please note to be a lead trainer relevant professional qualifications and at least 5 years working in a healthcare, educational or social care setting are required. Staff without this can still attend the course but will work under the supervision of the lead trainer. 


Training objectives

What can I expect?

  • The first two days are focusing on theory, to enable you to undertake manual handling risk assessment and competency assessment.

  • The next three days are focusing on practice to enable you to teach your staff safe manual handling techniques

Learning outcomes

What Will I Learn?

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Undertake manual handling risk assessments

  • Document manual handling risk assessments clearly

  • Competency assess manual handling practice in the workplace

  • Teach safe manual handling techniques


Additional Information

Please note, considering the practical element of the course, low-heeled shoes that support all of the foot and no tight clothing should be worn.
Managers should ensure that the staff they nominate are in a state of physical fitness commensurate with being able to undertake the practical elements of this course safely. If in doubt when nominating an individual or needing clarification about the state of physical fitness required undertaking the course safely, please discuss with the People Handling and Back Care Advisor prior to the course.


The course is divided into three parts.  Between each part time will be required to complete course work.


Please be aware that by making this booking and agreeing to the terms and conditions, you are confirming you have your managers authorisation to attend this training and are aware of the cancellation/non-attendance charges that apply.

Start Date
Wednesday 8 June 2022
End Date
Wednesday 29 June 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
09:30 - 16:30
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